Pass It On: funny, fascinating and useful retro household tips from the 1950s

The Future Pt. 1

January 22, 2020

In the first copy of The Sunday Post published in 1960, its journalists wrote about what they thought the next decade would bring. It’s fertile ground for intergenerational japes and discovery from Connie, Steve and Chris, but we’re not sure we could have predicted that it would have been the catalyst for finding out how recently Connie discovered where Fife was – hint: we can see it from the room we recorded in.

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